Voters approved Proposition 64, the legalization initiative, in November 2016, and set an ambitious deadline of January 2018 for retail sales to begin. Backers left the details to be worked out by others.
President Donald Trump’s reckless threat to rain “fire and fury like the world has never seen” on North Korea set back his own administration’s diplomatic efforts to control Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons and missile program.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 will be tough. Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and others who fashioned the extension of cap and trade sought to limit economic disruption.
State election officials, Republicans and Democrats, are rebelling against a request for detailed voter data. Cybersecurity experts say putting the sensitive information in one place could be a gold mine for hackers.
Sen. Ricardo Lara is flailing at President Donald Trump’s wall at the Mexican border with terrible legislation that would force the state to stop doing business with any contractors that help build the wall. It’s a bully tactic that Trump would appreciate.
Set aside arguments over whether California’s roads need repair; just driving beyond your driveway proves that. The state estimates catching up on merely maintaining the state’s 175,000 miles of roads will cost $59.6 billion.